Successful leaders rely on their work groups to create success. But effective teamwork doesn't occur in a vacuum of leadership. Leaders must take positive steps to create an empowering climate and influence the team's direction. By the end of this workshop, leaders will be able to:
Identify what characteristics team members value in team leaders.
Recognize the challenges and benefits of a diverse team.
Define the four stages of team development.
Explain the leader's role in differing stages of team development.
Identify and analyze the issues critical to team start-ups.
Explain different team decision making models.
Apply the appropriate decision making model to real situations.
Facilitate successful consensus decision making meetings.
Fraud is not accidental or inadvertent, but rather a deliberate act committed for personal gain. In the work place, it is usually planned and executed from current circumstances. According to the Association of Fraud Examiners (ACFE) 2008 annual report, 7% of an organization's annual revenue is lost to fraudsters. The ACFE has been studying fraud since 1996 and has found that business organizations that have the preventative measures in place have reduced their fraud losses significantly. This presentation will examine industry trends, benchmarking data, fraud prevention, organizational impact, and fraud indicators. After completing this seminar, you will be able to: